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Gujarati Farsans recipes
Farsans are the delight of Gujarati cuisine. Not only are a wide variety of farsaans or snacks prepared on special occasions and to entertain guests, but also enjoyed with tea on any normal day. Indeed, what a mind-boggling array of farsaans there are – steamed ones, deep-fried ones, tava-cooked ones, spicy ones, simple ones… the list is endless!
This section introduces you to traditional treats like Patra, Nylon Khaman Dhokla, Khandvi , Methi Na Dhebra , Moong Dal Dhokla, Dakor Na Gota etc.
These Nylon Khaman Dhokla are so soft and spongy that the reference to nylon is really apt! What is more, this recipe is also very easy to implement if you follow these simple instructions properly and practice it a bit. The addition of fruit salt to the batter, and water to the tempering, are the two main factors responsible for the super-soft and spongy nature of this dhokla.
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26 Nov 13
Poha Dhokla by Tarla Dalal
Feel like having dhoklas for breakfast? you can whip them up instantly by using beaten rice, which requires no soaking or fermenting. These dhoklas also make a good tiffin option since they do not need reheating. Green chutney balances the not-so-spicy dhoklas.
27 Jun 16
Rava Dhokla, Semolina Dhokla, Suji Dhokla by Tarla Dalal
The Rava Dhokla is quick and easy to make, without requiring any grinding or fermenting, yet it is as fluffy and tasty as you would expect a dhokla to be, making it an ideal dish to whip up for breakfast
17 Nov 17
Cabbage Jowar Muthias by Tarla Dalal
Muthias are an all-time favourite snack for Gujaratis, but for some people they may be very new.
These are steamed dumplings that can be made with 2 or 3 kinds of flour combinations and can be flavoured with different vegetables like methi, mooli (radish), bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki) etc.
06 Nov 17
Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack by Tarla Dalal
Dhebra is an Indian
bread, popular in Gujarati
cuisine. It is made of bajra flour, alone or together with other flours, and is often perked up with different ingredients like spices and herbs.
Here is an appetizing Methi Ma ....
23 Nov 14
Doodhi Muthia ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Here is another tea-time snack that is sure to please you. “muthi” means fist in gujarati, and the dish is named such because the mixture is shaped into cylindrical rolls using the fist. One thing to remember while making doodhi muthia is that bottle gourd has high water content. This water itself i ....
28 Feb 16
Khaman Dhokla, Quick Microwave Khaman Dhokla by Tarla Dalal
The Khaman Dhokla is an all-time favourite Gujarati
snack that is served with peppy green chutney at tea time. It has an exquisite texture and appetizing flavour, but is surprisingly easy to make, especially this version that is made in the
16 May 16
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
Khaman dhokla, a famous snack sold in every street of Gujarat, it is no longer restricted to that region -- it is readily available in every part of the country. People love these yummy dhoklas as a breakfast, snack or as a farsan (savoury accompaniment) in the lunch or dinner menu.
We made it ....
23 Oct 17
Khandvi, Gujarati Snack Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Khandvi is a popular snack amongst Gujaratis, especially the kids! Nobody can hide their love for this delicious savoury made of gram flour and curds, tempered with mustard seeds.
At the same time, none can deny that it is a difficult item to prepare! Be patient, and remember to cook the paste s ....
20 Aug 11
Karela Muthias by Tarla Dalal
Karela and flour dumplings that are enlivened with the addition of onions and garlic to make a delicious breakfast. This recipe makes use of karelas and garlic, the two ingredients that are said to be diabetic friendly as they help to maintain the blood sugar levels. Serve them hot, along with Low C ....
16 May 10
Damni Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
Damni dhokla, a nutritious recipe that combines dals and parboiled rice, this might take you a little time to prepare, but it is totally worth the effort. The dals are washed, soaked, dried and ground, making this an authentic though slow procedure. You will also find readymade flour in stores, in c ....
23 Nov 14
Cauliflower Nu Bhanolu ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
A mildly-flavoured and easy-to-make snack that is very popular in ahmedabad, cauliflower no bhanolu uses coconut milk as the primary ingredient. The tempering that is sprinkled atop the batter before cooking adds to its zest. This microwave version is very easy and quick to make, adapted to suit tod ....
09 Jan 16
Moong Dal Chilla, Stuffed Moong Dal Chila by Tarla Dalal
Chilla is north India’s answer to dosas. Chillas are thin, tasty pancakes
, which can be made using different ingredients, and with or without fillings placed inside them. Chilla is much loved by Gujaratis, and it is a popular road ....
26 Nov 13
Sprouts Dhokla by Tarla Dalal
Once a gujarati staple, steamed and low cal dhoklas are universally popular these days! they make a particularly wholesome and light breakfast. Add sprouted moong and spinach to add colour and make them more nourishing.
23 Nov 14
Mag Dal Ni Kachori ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Crispy, flaky shells with a delectably spicy filling of cooked and seasoned yellow moong dal, every bite of these kachoris is worth a fortune! these can be eaten as a snack, or along with your meals. This dish gets a protein boost due to the moong-based filling, making it a great choice for kids. Ta ....
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